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Content tagged with Infrastructure posted in February 2002
MedUnite Selects BizTalk Accelerator for HIPAA
News  |  2/27/2002  | 
MedUnite--an independent full-service technology firm founded by seven health insurers--will use Microsoft's BizTalk Accelerator for HIPAA.
Analysis from Gomez: Brokerage Firms Take Stock of Insurance Products
News  |  2/27/2002  | 
Given extended market volatility--and lingering uncertainty stemming from the events of September 11 and the Enron debacle--investment firms, as well as their affiliated financial advisors, must reevaluate the role insurance/protection products play in providing financial security for their customers.
News  |  2/27/2002  | 
Wireless sales force automation provider eAgency Systems enters into an agreement with mobile communications player Research In Motion, providing for the joint marketing of the eAgency solution to connect insurance professionals to corporate databases via RIM Blackberry handhelds; a Virtual Sales Office has been deployed for Humana by NetStudy; SwissRe contracts to use's online platform for reinsurance negotiation.
CRM Briefs
News  |  2/27/2002  | 
Strong leadership, strategic vision and effective metrics are the keys to successful CRM deployment, according to a study from DMR Consulting; Oncontact Software Corp. integrates its Client Management Software with Artisoft, Inc.'s (Cambridge, MA) TeleVantage phone system; Microsoft will launch a CRM application suite built using its .NET technology.
News  |  2/13/2002  | 
WellPoint Health Networks chooses Affiliated Network Services for dental claims processing; Farmers Insurance Group of Companies will provide agents and district managers with Dell PCs; Delta Dental of Missouri selects ; The Principal Financial Group chooses Mercator for enterprise-wide integration transaction support...
Insurers Buy Tools For HIPAA
News  |  2/7/2002  | 
HIPAA XML translators help carriers meet October's transaction deadline.
Alliances And Partnerships
News  |  2/6/2002  | 
Cardiff and Optika Inc. partner; Ajasent, Inc. and Opendesk Corp. formed a partnership; Infinite Solutions acquired Radian Systems' s product...
ACORD Priorities, Progress Disputed
News  |  2/6/2002  | 
Opinions about ACORD's aims and the pace at which they're achieved vary along insurance carrier/technology vendor lines.

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